Motivation

Have you mastered the art of social recognition?

During the past century, employee recognition consisted of managers giving their employees tactical forms of reward – like pins or watches – for simply sticking around.

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Half of employees dread or indifferent to appraisals

Almost half of all UK employees (49%) are either indifferent to or dread their performance reviews, according to research from Cezanne HR

Poor leadership driving talent away

While employers face a war for talent employees are planning to leave jobs because of uninspiring leadership

Many senior employees feel unfulfilled by jobs

Managers and professional workers feel stuck in roles they don’t enjoy, according to research

Formal bonuses overrated in motivating staff

?Allowing managers to use their discretion when allocating bonuses can help motivate staff, research has found

One in four 'not performing their best'

The number of UK employees who feel they are not performing their best at work is higher than the European average

Lindsay McGregor: Play matters more than purpose at work

Play is an overlooked concept in understanding and measuring motivation, according to author and Vega Factor CEO Lindsay McGregor

Green: HR failing to keep pace with external change

The world of work is changing beyond recognition but people strategy hasn't kept up, according to Kevin Green, founder and CEO of What's Next Consultancy and former CEO of the REC

UK workers more motivated by pay

The UK workforce is more motivated by money than other European countries, suggesting low engagement

UK law firms fall behind on employee engagement

The legal profession falls short of average engagement levels, with associates the most affected

Bad management biggest contributor to low productivity

Managers with emotional intelligence are needed to tackle the challenges of Brexit, AI and changing working patterns